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Re: SQL or maybe not ?



fixed

thanks Pete worked like a champ just had to add the date selection to the
where, I knew it was simple, so now I can run these puppies tomorrow morning
right after save finishes and get back to my "other" fires............

On 11/28/06, Pete Helgren <Pete@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

UPDATE MYFILE SET DOCNUM = (DOCNUM - 27000) + 72000 WHERE DOCNUM
between 27000 and 27200

Something like that should work.  Copy the file to another library and
give it a try.

Pete Helgren


Mark Allen wrote:
> I have 3 PF's where for a range of #'s I need to "fix" that #
>
> Example
>
>
> Field: DOCNUM
>
> if DOCNUM is in the range 27000 to 27200 and the field DATE=20061120
then I
> need to change the DOCNUM field to 72000 to 72200 (the first 2 digits
are
> transposed and need reversed)
>
> I'd like to do this thru SQL (I need to do it after tonights save) but
not
> doing a lot with SQL (I did the SELECT's OK interactively). This is a
one
> time shot and don't really want to write programs to do it if I can help
it.
>
>
> I've done simple UPDATES but not changing just a "part" of a field.
>
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